ILST Seminar: Ailís Cournane

February 22, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Ailís Cournane Child Language Lab NYU   Developmental possibilities: modal variables in acquisition and change   The language development process is rich ground for theorization about language change. Each child must learn their individual grammar(s) via the indirect process of analyzing the output of others’ grammars (the input; e.g., Lightfoot, 1979), and the process necessarily […]

Judit Gervain Laboratoire Psychologie de la Perception CNRS & Université Paris Descartes   Early auditory and speech perception lays the foundations of language development   Newborns and young infants have sophisticated auditory abilities. Some of these are broad and universal, others already reflect prenatal experience with the native language. The talk will present a series […]

CNI seminar: Rosie Cowell

February 26, 2019
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Rosie Cowell Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences Computational Memory and Perception Lab University of Massachusetts Amherst   Banishing Ghosts of Process from the Neural Machinery of Human Memory: A Representational Hierarchical Account of Cognition   In cognitive neuroscience, mental processes or cognitive functions have often served as labels for characterizing the functional division of […]